Hello Matt,

> On Mar 30, 2016, at 6:15 AM, matthew berardi <matthewbera...@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Jerome,
> Thanks a lot for the response.
> I dd'd that image onto a hard drive. I could mount it and see DOSy looking 
> stuff. I tried to boot off it as USB and internal SATA and got the same black 
> screen with blinking cursor :(
> Both ways my BIOS detected it as an option for boot. I've pulled EVERYTHING 
> out of the computer, only 8GiBs RAM, no video card. Could it be some BIOS 
> setting I missed? Does it get cranky about USB keyboards? It doesn't feel 
> like there are enough variables for it not to work.

My best guess is that your BIOS is configured for UEFI+GPT boot media. Check 
your BIOS settings for an MBR boot option. 
Also, anything that says Legacy try to enable. Like maybe "Legacy USB keyboard 

I don’t know when (or if) FreeDOS will support a UEFI+GPT only system.

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